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The Resource The swimsuit issue and sport : hegemonic masculinity in Sports illustrated, Laurel R. Davis

The swimsuit issue and sport : hegemonic masculinity in Sports illustrated, Laurel R. Davis

Label
The swimsuit issue and sport : hegemonic masculinity in Sports illustrated
Title
The swimsuit issue and sport
Title remainder
hegemonic masculinity in Sports illustrated
Statement of responsibility
Laurel R. Davis
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This study of the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue demonstrates how the magazine encourages individual and institutional practices that create and maintain inequality. Laurel Davis illustrates how the interactions of media production, media texts, media consumption, and social context influence meaning. Individuals' interpretations of and reactions to the magazine and influenced by their views about gender and sexuality, views that have been shaped by their social experiences. Based on extensive interviews with Sports Illustrated producers and consumers, as well as analysis of every swimsuit issue from the first in 1964 to those of the 1990s, the book argues that Sports Illustrated uses the swimsuit issue to secure a large male audience by creating a climate of dominant masculinity. This practice produces considerable profit but on the way to the bank tramples women, gays, lesbians, people of color, and residents of the postcolonialized world
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1961-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Davis, Laurel R.
Dewey number
306.4/83/0973
Index
index present
LC call number
GV706.5
LC item number
.D39 1997eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
SUNY series on sport, culture, and social relations
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Sports
  • Mass media
  • Mass media and minorities
  • Developing countries
  • Sexism
  • Sex in popular culture
  • Masculinity
  • Bathing suits
  • SPORTS & RECREATION
  • Bathing suits
  • Masculinity
  • Mass media
  • Mass media and minorities
  • Mass media
  • Sex in popular culture
  • Sexism
  • Sports
  • Developing countries
  • United States
Label
The swimsuit issue and sport : hegemonic masculinity in Sports illustrated, Laurel R. Davis
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 147-159) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ch. 1. Introduction -- Ch. 2. Sports Illustrated's Swimsuit Issue: The Rise to Popularity and Profitability -- Ch. 3. The Basic Content: "Ideally Beautiful and Sexy Women for Men" -- Ch. 4. The Struggle Over Public Sexuality -- Ch. 5. A Vehicle for Public Declarations of Heterosexual Identity -- Ch. 6. Profiting from the Masculinity Crisis -- Ch. 7. The Struggle Over Gender -- Ch. 8. Hegemonic Masculinity Built on the Backs of People of Color -- Ch. 9. Hegemonic Masculinity Built on the Backs of "The (Post)Colonialized Other" -- Ch. 10. Conclusion -- Appendix A. Sports Illustrated's Swimsuit Issues (from 1964 to 1991 and 1996) -- Appendix B. Non-Academic Media Material Related to the Swimsuit Issues -- Appendix C. Interview Schedules for Producers, Consumers, and Librarians -- Appendix D. Recruitment of, and Information About, The Interviewed Producers and Consumers
Control code
42636849
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 168 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585089799
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)42636849
Label
The swimsuit issue and sport : hegemonic masculinity in Sports illustrated, Laurel R. Davis
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 147-159) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Ch. 1. Introduction -- Ch. 2. Sports Illustrated's Swimsuit Issue: The Rise to Popularity and Profitability -- Ch. 3. The Basic Content: "Ideally Beautiful and Sexy Women for Men" -- Ch. 4. The Struggle Over Public Sexuality -- Ch. 5. A Vehicle for Public Declarations of Heterosexual Identity -- Ch. 6. Profiting from the Masculinity Crisis -- Ch. 7. The Struggle Over Gender -- Ch. 8. Hegemonic Masculinity Built on the Backs of People of Color -- Ch. 9. Hegemonic Masculinity Built on the Backs of "The (Post)Colonialized Other" -- Ch. 10. Conclusion -- Appendix A. Sports Illustrated's Swimsuit Issues (from 1964 to 1991 and 1996) -- Appendix B. Non-Academic Media Material Related to the Swimsuit Issues -- Appendix C. Interview Schedules for Producers, Consumers, and Librarians -- Appendix D. Recruitment of, and Information About, The Interviewed Producers and Consumers
Control code
42636849
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 168 pages).
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780585089799
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)42636849

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